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Community Livelihoods Development & Youths Empowerement

Poverty is one of the key causes to teenage pregnancy & early marriage amongst most communities in Uganda since it denies many children education and is also used as a source of income. Through livelihoods development amongst vulnerable families and youth’s empowerment through social entrepreneurship & leadership skills, this thematic area facilitates a sustainable solution to the problem of teenage pregnancy & early marriage in the community.

Programs/Projects/Activities

  • Promoting social entrepreneurship & leadership skills amongst partner schools
  • Youths empowerment through networking and linking them to various income generating opportunities
  • Supporting income generating activities amongst OVCs in target communities

The Aflateen Social & Financial Education Program

The program is implemented in 30 secondary in West Nile Region with an aim of “Connecting, youths savings, incomes and education” targeting 3,000 youths on an annual basis.

Aflateen program in Maracha S.S

Aflateen members of Maracha S.S reading through a task from the Aflateen Social & Financial Education Program that is attached in the Monday -Daily Monitor Newspaper and distributed to all the partner schools

 

  •  Ama Ecora Teenage Parents Economic Empowerment  project

This project is currently working with 15 teenage parents who are facilitated with entrepreneurship skills training and then supported with business start up capital at a 1.7 % interest.

amani initiative ama ecora beneficiaries

Nixon Ochatre- Founder of Amani Initiative visiting a family of some of the beneficiaries of the 2013 Teenage parents Livelihoods Empowerment Grant in Maracha District

 

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